American mezzo-soprano Erika Person is a versatile singing actress, recognized for her sensitive singing and captivating stage presence. Her opera repertoire includes Adalgisa (Norma), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Hansel (Hansel and Gretel) and Stéphano (Roméo et Juliette) to name a few. Hailed by the press for her work in operetta, Ms. Person has regularly been featured with the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) since her debut in the title role of Iolanthe in 2004 and recently received NYGASP's 2014-2015 Isaac Asimov Award for outstanding artistic achievement and lifetime contribution to the company. As an oratorio and concert soloist, she has appeared in concert with Lake George Opera, Salt Marsh Opera, the Oratorio Society of Queens, at the Austrian Cultural Form, and New York City Center and Symphony Space.
Visit Erika's Video page for clips of her recent debut performance of "The Deepest Desire" by Jake Heggie and "Motetti di Montale (Libro 2)" by John Harbison!
November 1, 2014
Dame Hannah in Ruddigore with NYGASP
November 5, 2014
OperaWorks Improv Concert
March 29, 2015
Isaac Asimov Award Recital
May 15, 2015
Loren in Road Rage (a film by Brad Mays)